He performed with Ginger Rogers at the London Palladium in London, England with Ginger Rogers and Charlie Smithers in the cast. Onna White was director.
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In a brief statement, the family said that among O'Connor's last words was the following quip: "I'd like to thank the Academy for my lifetime achievement award that I will eventually get.".
In 1994, he and his wife, Gloria Noble
, had a close brush with death. It was about four in the morning and he had just finished reading something in bed. All at once, the house started to shake (earthquake). The house started sliding off its foundation. Luckily, the house wedged up against a big tree and that kept it from crashing into a canyon.
His ability to do somersault against walls during a musical number in films